Patents Assigned to Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation
  • Publication number: 20210127121
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hae Chul CHOI, Se Yoon JEONG, Sung-Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung-Jun OH, Chang-Beom AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Seung Ryong KOOK, Sea-Nae PARK, Kwang-Su JEONG
  • Publication number: 20210127142
    Abstract: The present invention enables efficient decoding by using DR mapping information between a base layer and an enhancement layer in various manners in an HDR decoder considering backward compatibility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Donggyu SIM, Seanae PARK, Yongjo AHN, Jonghyun MA, Jeongyun LIM
  • Patent number: 10972727
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for processing a video signal according to the present invention derives a first prediction value of a chrominance block using a sample of a luminance block, calculates a compensation parameter based on a predetermined reference area, derives a second prediction value of a chrominance block, and reconstructs a chrominance block based on a second prediction value of a chrominance block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Sim, Sea Nae Park
  • Patent number: 10964515
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plasma diagnosing system and method, and more particularly, to a system and a method for diagnosing plasma in real time using a change in a capacitance sensed by an electrode using a reference waveform having a frequency different from a plasma discharging frequency band region. The sensed capacitance varies before and after discharging plasma and the plasma is diagnosed using the change in capacitance in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Gi Chung Kwon, Gi Won Shin, Hwan Hee Lee
  • Patent number: 10944539
    Abstract: A backscatter communication method and apparatus based on pattern-based demodulation is disclosed. The backscatter communication method includes receiving a communication signal, and demodulating the communication signal based on a slope of the communication signal at an edge of each time interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND BUSINESS, SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Byung Jang Jeong, Jae-Han Lim, Hwanwoong Hwang, Ji-Hoon Yun
  • Patent number: 10917647
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hae Chul Choi, Se Yoon Jeong, Sung-Chang Lim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Dong Gyu Sim, Seoung-Jun Oh, Chang-Beom Ahn, Gwang Hoon Park, Seung Ryong Kook, Sea-Nae Park, Kwang-Su Jeong
  • Publication number: 20210005209
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method of encoding a high band of an audio, a method of decoding a high band of an audio, and an encoder and a decoder for performing the methods. The method of decoding a high band of an audio, the method performed by a decoder, includes identifying a parameter extracted through a first neural network, identifying side information extracted through a second neural network, and restoring a high band of an audio by applying the parameter and the side information to a third neural network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation
    Inventors: Seung Kwon BEACK, Jongmo SUNG, Mi Suk LEE, Tae Jin LEE, Hochong PARK
  • Publication number: 20200411022
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and a method for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal. The encoding apparatus may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a first conversion encoder to convert the input signal to a frequency domain signal, and to encode the input signal when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; a Linear Predictive Coding (LPC) encoder to perform LPC encoding of the input signal when the input signal is a speech characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream using an output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Jin LEE, Seung-Kwon BAEK, Min Je KIM, Dae Young JANG, Jeongil SEO, Kyeongok KANG, Jin-Woo HONG, Hochong PARK, Young-cheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20200413077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for interlayer prediction, and the method for interlayer prediction, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: deciding whether to apply an interlayer prediction to an enhancement layer; and performing a prediction on a current block of the enhancement layer based on reference information that is generalized and generated from a reference picture, which is decoded, of a reference layer, when the interlayer prediction is applied, wherein the reference layer information can be encoding information of a reference block , which corresponds to a current block of the enhancement layer, from the reference layer, and residual information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Jung Won KANG, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Dong Gyu SIM, Hyo Min CHOI, Jung Hak NAM
  • Patent number: 10845758
    Abstract: The present invention suggests a holographic optical element which forms a pattern according to a transmissive hologram recording method based on a multi-diverging object beam and a reference beam, a method for generating the same, and a screen device including the holographic optical element. The holographic optical element according to the present invention includes a base film and a pattern which is formed on the base film by using a transmissive hologram recording method based on a multi-diverging object beam and a reference beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Eun Soo Kim, Yong Seok Hwang
  • Publication number: 20200349958
    Abstract: Provided is an encoding apparatus for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal, and may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a stereo encoder to down mix the input signal to a mono signal when the input signal is a stereo signal, and to extract stereo sound image information; a frequency band expander to expand a frequency band of the input signal; a sampling rate converter to convert a sampling rate ; a speech signal encoder to encode the input signal using a speech encoding module when the input signal is a speech characteristics signal; a audio signal encoder to encode the input signal using a audio encoding module when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation
    Inventors: Tae Jin LEE, Seung-Kwon BAEK, Min Je KIM, Dae Young JANG, Jeongil SEO, Kyeongok KANG, Jin-Woo HONG, Hochong PARK, Young-Cheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20200349959
    Abstract: An inventive concept relates to an audio coding method to which CNN-based frequency spectrum recovery is applied. An inventive concept transmits a part of frequency spectral coefficients generated in transform coding to a decoder and the decoder recovers the frequency spectral coefficient not transmitted. Furthermore, the signs of frequency spectral coefficient are transmitted from an encoder to the decoder depending on a sign transmission rule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation
    Inventors: Hochong PARK, Seung Kwon BEACK, Jongmo SUNG, Seong-Hyeon SHIN, Mi Suk LEE, Tae Jin LEE, Jin Soo CHOI
  • Patent number: 10824914
    Abstract: An apparatus for generating data based on generative adversarial networks (GANs) is provided. The apparatus includes a first generator configured to receive input data and generate a first fake image, a first discriminator configured to receive the first fake image generated by the first generator and a first real image and verify whether an image is fake or real, a second generator configured to receive the first fake image and generate a second fake image; and a second discriminator configured to receive the second fake image and a second real image and verify whether an image received by the second discriminator is fake or real. The apparatus improves an object recognition performance as compared with a typical object recognition algorithm by generating an image of a class of which a sufficient database is not secured so as to reduce an object misrecognition caused by an insufficient amount of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ji Sang Yoo, Ju Won Kwon
  • Patent number: 10819991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for interlayer prediction, and the method for interlayer prediction, according to the present invention, comprises the steps of: deciding whether to apply an interlayer prediction to an enhancement layer; and performing a prediction on a current block of the enhancement layer based on reference information that is generalized and generated from a reference picture, which is decoded, of a reference layer, when the interlayer prediction is applied, wherein the reference layer information can be encoding information of a reference block, which corresponds to a current block of the enhancement layer, from the reference layer, and residual information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ha Hyun Lee, Jung Won Kang, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Dong Gyu Sim, Hyo Min Choi, Jung Hak Nam
  • Publication number: 20200324039
    Abstract: A microwave therapy apparatus and method for blood cancer treatment is disclosed. The microwave therapy apparatus for blood cancer treatment includes a plurality of porous anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) filters or a plurality of porous glass filters provided in a dialyzer of a hemodialysis apparatus; a nanoflower filter provided downstream of the plurality of porous anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) filters or the plurality of porous glass filters in the blood tube; and an RF absorber provided downstream of the nanoflower filter to attract cancer cells thereto by generating a frequency of a predetermined band, wherein the blood, from which the cancer cells have been removed by an RF frequency and which includes normal blood cells that passed through the nanoflower filter, is circulated and supplied to a blood tube connected to a vein of the body of the blood cancer patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Nam-Young KIM, Eun Seong KIM
  • Patent number: 10764584
    Abstract: The encoding/decoding method and apparatus according to the present invention derives a residual coefficient of a residual block, calculates a quantization parameter for a residual block, performs dequantization on a residual coefficient using a quantization parameter, and performs inverse transform on a dequantized residual coefficient to reconstruct a residual sample of a residual block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Dong Gyu Sim, Sea Nae Park
  • Patent number: 10742996
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hae Chul Choi, Se Yoon Jeong, Sung-Chang Lim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Dong Gyu Sim, Seoung-Jun Oh, Chang-Beom Ahn, Gwang Hoon Park, Seung Ryong Kook, Sea-Nae Park, Kwang-Su Jeong
  • Patent number: 10735757
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a video decoder and controlling method thereof. Particularly, the present invention is characterized in dividing a block into subblocks of a prescribed unit, selecting prescribed subblocks according to a priority, and decoding the selected prescribed subblocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kyungyong Kim, Donggyu Sim, Hongsuk Jeong, Seungchul Jang, Seanae Park, Juntaek Park
  • Publication number: 20200227060
    Abstract: A Unified Speech and Audio Codec (USAC) that may process a window sequence based on mode switching is provided. The USAC may perform encoding or decoding by overlapping between frames based on a folding point when mode switching occurs. The USAC may process different window sequences for each situation to perform encoding or decoding, and thereby may improve a coding efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Seungkwon BEACK, Tae Jin LEE, Min Je KIM, Kyeongok KANG, Dae Young JANG, Jeongil SEO, Jin Woo HONG, Chieteuk AHN, Ho Chong PARK, Young-cheol PARK
  • Patent number: 10714103
    Abstract: Provided is an encoding apparatus for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal, and may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a stereo encoder to down mix the input signal to a mono signal when the input signal is a stereo signal, and to extract stereo sound image information; a frequency band expander to expand a frequency band of the input signal; a sampling rate converter to convert a sampling rate; a speech signal encoder to encode the input signal using a speech encoding module when the input signal is a speech characteristics signal; a audio signal encoder to encode the input signal using a audio encoding module when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Jin Lee, Seung-Kwon Baek, Min Je Kim, Dae Young Jang, Jeongil Seo, Kyeongok Kang, Jin-Woo Hong, Hochong Park, Young-Cheol Park